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Nation Aug 08Dozens released after massive Mississippi immigration raids
Immigration lawyers say that by Thursday morning, about five busloads of people had been released.
Nation Aug 07680 arrested in largest U.S. immigration raids in a decade
U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, just hours before President Donald Trump was scheduled to visit El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a "Hispanic invasion" was charged…
Nation Jun 22Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case
A Mississippi prosecutor has tried and failed six times to send Curtis Flowers to the death chamber, with the latest trial conviction and death sentence overturned on Friday because of racial bias in jury selection. Now, that same prosecutor must…
Politics Mar 19Supreme Court set for case on racial bias in jury selection
This week, the Supreme Court will consider whether Curtis Flowers' conviction and death sentence in a sixth trial should stand or be overturned for a familiar reason: because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury.
Economy Feb 12Fed chairman doesn’t see signs of economic downturn, yet ‘poverty remains a challenge’
In a visit to a historically black university in the Mississippi Delta, Jerome Powell said that many rural areas have not benefited from the national prosperity. He said those areas need special support.
Politics Nov 26WATCH: Trump campaigns for Hyde-Smith ahead of Mississippi Senate runoff
Hyde-Smith has found herself in a closer-than-expected runoff contest after she made comments about attending a public hanging.
Politics Jun 27Questions surround death of tea party official
RIDGELAND, Miss. — A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary.